And I'm - I think that that's part of the problem with my book." While the Bible gives "certain commandments and guidance" relating to sexuality and relationships, Christians often take truths from God's word and add extra human regulation onto them, the pastor contended."For example, there are clear things in statements in Scripture about our sexuality being expressed within the covenant of marriage.James was steadfast, committed to promoting Kissed through her 20s, even into her 30s, as she must have watched one after another of her Christian friends get married. A quote woman finds heaven or hell On the day she is made a bride.
"I'm trying to go back and really evaluate, you know, where did my book contribute to that? And where was that me and what I was writing, and where was that - the families and the church cultures and so on?
But that doesn't mean that dating is somehow wrong or a certain way of dating is the only way to do things," Harris said.
"So you can kind of, like, back up and say well, because of this, then you should do this, this and this as well. We have God's word, but then it's so easy to add all this other stuff to protect people, to control people, to make sure that you don't get anywhere near that place where you could go off course.
, that troubling, formational text for so many of us who grew up in the 90’s evangelical culture.
According to the article, Harris has been recently “re-evaluating the book’s impact,” and soliciting stories from readers – both the good and the heartbreakingly bad – on his website.